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From latest events to upcoming events to success stories and so much more. Below you will find all the latest updates and goings on at FBC. Enjoy!

 

2005, 2024

Scholarships for Vision Professionals to Attend AER International Conference

30 Scholarships Available for Vision Professionals to Attend AER International Conference Foundation for Blind Children and the Southwest Center for Assistive Technology Training are making 30 scholarships available for vision professionals to attend the 2024 AER International Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina, from July 24-28. This is an incredible opportunity for teachers of the visually impaired, orientation and mobility specialists, [...]

1405, 2024

The Pillar Awards

Celebrating Staff at the FBC Pillar Awards  To Cap off a great Teacher Appreciation Week, Foundation for Blind Children hosted our annual Pillar Awards to honor the wonderful teachers and staff that make this place so special. Showing the people who dedicate themselves to supporting our students how much we appreciate them is important to us. The Pillar Awards are [...]

305, 2024

Celebrating Class of 2024 Teachers of the Visually Impaired

Congradulations to the Newest Teachers of the Visually Impaired! Yesterday, FBC hosted a celebration of the newest graduates of the Teacher of the Visually Impaired program at Arizona State University. This newest cohort has gotten the best education available to educate a new generation of kids who are blind and visually impaired. FBC's partnership with ASU has allowed us to [...]

2904, 2024

Family, Fun, and Fashion at the 2024 FBC Fashion Show

FBC's 2024 Fashion Show! Foundation for Blind Children’s 2024 Fashion show took place last weekend, and it was a huge success! FBC students got to show off their best looks as they headed down the red carpet. From traditional clothing to sharp suits and everything in between, our models had tons of fun while getting cheered on by their [...]

2204, 2024

Notes on Blindness – John Hull and His Audio Diary

Notes on Blindness, a synopsis by Rachel Pulver Notes on Blindness At age 45 John Hull was registered blind due to a combination of cataracts that developed in his youth and later a detached retina. In June of 1983, three years after being registered blind, Hull began to keep an audio diary on cassette to make sense of his [...]

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